Boys Basketball Roundup: Regina Races Past West Liberty


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Three players scored in double figures as Regina raced to a 69-17 win over West Liberty in a River Valley Conference South Division matchup in Iowa City.

Ashton Cook poured in a game-high 17 points as Regina improved to 14-2 on the season and 14-2 in RVC play with its ninth consecutive win.

Masen Miller had 13 points, nine assists, five rebound and five steals and Scotty Arendt added 10 points and three rebounds for the Regals.

Regina shot 57 percent from the field including 12-of-23 from beyond the 3-point arc in the win.

Regina            12  28  17  12  –  69

West Liberty    4    4    1    8   –  17   

Regina (69) – Ashton Cook 17, Masen Miller 13, Scotty Arendt 10, Bryce Barnett 9, Alec Wick 6, Joey Maloney 5, Casey Daniel 3, Ben Banta 3, Patrick Clark 2, Jack Keller 1

Clipper Comeback Comes up Short Against Maquoketa

3A No. 4 Maquoketa bolted to a 12-2 first quarter lead and held on for a 60-46 win over Clear Creek Amana in a WAMAC cross-divisional matchup in Tiffin.

Clear Creek Amana cut a 17-point halftime deficit to six points with five minutes to play but could get no closer while falling to 9-5 on the season.

Maquoketa improved to 15-1 with the win.

Nick O’Connor led Clear Creek Amana with 11 points while Christian Withrow added 10 points and four assists.

Tyler Schrepfer had eight points and nine rebounds and TJ Bollers added seven points for the Clippers.

Maquoketa                 12  22  11  15  –  60

Clear Creek Amana     2   15  13  16  –  46

Liberty High Falls to Cedar Rapids Xavier

Cedar Rapids Xavier built a 26-15 halftime lead and held on for a 55-47 win over Liberty High in a Mississippi Valley Conference cross-divisional matchup in Cedar Rapids.

Andre Brandon had 18 points and Ethan O’Donnell added 11 for Liberty High which dropped to 6-9 with the loss.

Cedar Rapids Xavier improved to 7-7 with its third consecutive win.

Jake Beckman led the Saints with 19 points while Jaylon Moses added 14 points and Davis Wagner had 10.

Cedar Rapids Xavier (55) – Jake Beckman 19, Jaylon Moses 14, Davis Wagner 10, Quinn Schulte 5, Tre McCrary 4, Mitch Helmkamp 2, Bryson Bastian 1

Liberty High (47) – Andre Brandon 18, Ethan O’Donnell 11, Isaac Bender 6, Bowen Gryp 3, Ben Houselog 3, Grayson Tyler 2, Kelby Telander 2, Sam Funke 2